Today's Learners... Tomorrow's Leaders!
Ariana Redeemer represented Hattiesburg High School and the State of Mississippi at the 2012 National Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) leadership meeting held July 8 - 12 in Orlando, Florida. This year's meeting attracted over 6,600 members from across the US, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
Ariana (pictured with FCCLA Sponsor Mary Jane Wood) competed in the Chapter Service Display STAR (Students Taking Action for Recognition) Event and was awarded the silver medal for her project "When Will It Stop? - a look at domestic violence.
Ariana is a 2012 graduate of Hattiesburg High School and plans to attend Pearl River Community. She was awarded a tuition scholarship from PRCC because for her outstanding work in the Early Childhood Education program at HHS. Mary Jane Wood, HHS Chapter advisor also attended the conference.
FCCLA is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Participation in national programs and chapter activities help members become strong leaders in their families, careers and communities. With over 190,000 members and 6,500+ chapters the organization has involved more than ten million youth since its founding in 1945.